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Well, when I was a little girl I would spend hours flipping through the pages of a huge catalogue called "Quelle" that my father had brought from Germany. It had glossy pages full of beautiful pictures of lovely rooms, furniture and furnishing and was written in a language I could not decipher. But I think the pictures left an ever lasting impression on my mind and I grew up to be 'me' who drools not over food (or that too!) but good interior design, colors and photography. I also passionately love coffee, films, books, music, white gladioli, solitude, risotto, donuts, and my life (not exactly always in that order). I live in Bombay, India with my husband and little daughter and they both have changed my life in many beautiful ways.

Friday, 5 July 2013


My blog turned ONE! Well, not today. Ahem... a couple of days back. Yeah, you guessed it right! I forgot my only blog's first birthday. In my defense, I can only say that I actually didn't forget it but somehow I thought it was today! I usually don't go back to read my earlier posts unless I need to refer to something in particular, but today morning I indulged in a little reminiscence and that's when I realized my mistake. I felt terrible for a little while, then laughed & joked about my forgetfulness   with my sister and then started wondering, how am I going to celebrate it! You don't bake a cake on your blog's birthday, do you? Well, I don't! So I thought of doing a little give-away for my dear readers. What say?

         Pretty knick-knack box from Hamsa

All you need to do, is follow these 3 simple steps:

1.  Visit the Facebook page of  MY IKAT LOVE  and 'Like' it (if you already haven't!), 

2.   Visit the Facebook page of HAMSA HOME DECOR & MORE and 'Like' it,

3.   Visit  HAMSA ONLINE SHOP and then come back & write in the comment section of this post  what product you like the best on the website.

So click on the links above, 'Like', Comment & stand a chance to win this pretty handmade jewellery/knick-knack box!

The lucky draw will close on the 11th July & the name of one lucky WINNER will be announced on 12th July,2013.

P.s If you wish to know more about Hamsa Home Decor & More, you can read my posts Hamsa...A New Begining, A Tiny Store Called Hamsa & A Curtain Call

All the best & a very happy birthday to my beloved blog! 


  1. The collection looks lovely....I loved the leaf tote bag... It's trendy... Congrats for completion of one year..

  2. Did all 3, liked the bag for my wife.........The Leaf tote one.........

    You have amazing stuff by the way..............

  3. I absolutely adore your aesthetic both on the blog & for Hamsa. Have liked both the Facebook pages. It's very tough to pick any one thing in particular that I like, ALL the linen is beautiful. I'm particularly leaning towards the Owl on Canvas as a favourite. Too cute and colourful :).

  4. Sincerely speaking-all are lovable!!………..all are stunning … are adorable:)

  5. Oh lovely items...but had to pick one...so I liked "Safari Travel Pouch" the most.

    Congratulation on completing 1 yr of success!

  6. Everything on the hamsa website looks lovely. I particularly liked the hand block printed bedsheets.

  7. Done. Loved there pillows,curtains and handcrafted storage :)

  8. Congrats on completion of one year ....i loved the curtains,pillows and handcrafted storage the most from the lovely collection of Hamsa